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Statistics 2014

2014 Statistics

This page contains statistical information, prepared by the Chamber and Procedural Services Office, providing an overview of the work of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland for the period 1 January to 31 December 2014.

2014 Statistical Summary
Sittings
    Sitting weeks 13
    Sitting days 40
    Average duration per sitting day [hrs:mins]
     (Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
10:25
    Total duration - all sitting days [hrs:mins]
     (Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
416:42
    Total duration - suspensions [hrs:mins] 68:19
    Sittings after midnight 4
    Total duration - sittings after midnight [hrs:mins] 2:57
Legislation
    Bills introduced - government 61
    Bills introduced - private Members 8
    Bills passed - government 65
    Bills passed - private Members 0

    Bills referred to committees 

68
Questions
    Questions asked in Question Time 678
    Questions asked on notice  906
Statements
    Ministerial 302
    Private Members 355
Petitions
    Total petitions 153
    Petitioners - all petitions 148,515
         Paper petitions 70
         Petitioners - paper petitions 55,340
         e-petitions 83
         Petitioners - e-petitions 93,175
Tabled Papers
    Tabled papers
    (Includes papers tabled on sitting and non sitting days)
2,537
Business conducted in the Assembly
    Question Time [hrs:mins] 40:06
    Ministerial Statements [hrs:mins] 16:55
    Private Members' statements [hrs:mins] 18:13
    Private Members' motions [hrs:mins] 13:07
    Bills - government [hrs:mins]
     (Includes introduction and debate)
190:07
    Bills - private Members [hrs:mins]
     (Includes introduction and debate)
7:27
    Other parliamentary business [hrs:mins]
     (Includes matters of public interest, adjournment
     debate, disallowance of statutory instruments, address-in-reply, etc.)
62:28